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The current debate over the provision of Consumer Medicine Information leaflets (CMIs) misses the fundamental point of patient health literacy, says Anthony Tassone It is perhaps a measure of the …

Should pharmacy adopt a stronger position on environmental issues? AJP editor Chris Brooker argues that the time is right for pharmacy to take a stand Recent weeks have seen a …

The concept of trust is crucial to how consumers respond to what their pharmacy offers them, as well as the long-term future of our profession, writes Gerard Stevens Trust is …

My Health Record is the key to improving medication safety, and pharmacists have a crucial role, says Dr Shane Jackson Australia’s healthcare system is under great strain with rising costs …

The latest views published by the AMA seek to take Australian healthcare policy back into the silos that hampered it for so long, says Anthony Tassone The latest article published …

A national residential medication chart is urgently required if we are to begin to fix one pharmacy-relevant aspect of the aged care crisis, says Anthony Tassone    The recent revelations …

Is it possible to get the right amount of pharmacists? Or are we permanently facing a crisis of oversupply? Michael Ortiz does the numbers Ron Roland, a former CEO of …

A better solution is needed for codeine-containing medicines says Warwick Plunkett, in our final UTS Pharmacy Barometer article Responses to the UTS Barometer survey about the removal of over-the-counter (OTC) …

The renewed call by doctors’ groups to open up pharmacy ownership to non-pharmacists beggars belief given the medical profession’s own experiences with corporatisation, says Anthony Tassone For reasons we can …

A letter sent to PSA on 8 August 2018 by the Small Pharmacies Group about the GP pharmacist model The Small Pharmacies Group has raised important questions about the GP practice …

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the purchase of our first pharmacy, writes Cathie Reid To mark the occasion, I wanted to share the top 20 tips and lessons …

The recent methotrexate inquest indicates a real need for universities to provide assertiveness training during pharmacy courses, writes Jeff Lerner AJP’s report, “A ‘needless and entirely preventable’ death: Coroner” is …